M.Ed. Blended

Literacy Education

Georgia State University

24 months
30216 USD/year
30216 USD/year
9552 USD/year
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The Literacy Education M.Ed. from Georgia State University is a flexible, hybrid program with a mix of face-to-face and online classes, designed with the working education professional in mind.


The Literacy Education M.Ed. program from Georgia State University provides advanced educator preparation for the study of literacy processes and literacy instruction for culturally diverse learners in urban areas. This program is open to certified teachers, regardless of initial preparation area, and no GRE scores are required. If you are a teacher with a T4 and certified in Early Childhood Education, English Language Arts or Reading Education at grades 4-8 or 6-12, completion of this program results in eligibility for a certification upgrade.


Our graduates have obtained positions as literacy coaches and reading coaches in a variety of public and private schools. Others are leaders in educational nonprofits and for-profit educational enterprises.

Candidates in this program complete a professional portfolio as an exit requirement that demonstrates mastery of professional standards from the Literacy Research Association. This portfolio can be shared with other teachers and administrators to demonstrate knowledge or used to provide professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Pedagogy in the Study of Literacy 
  • Literacy in the Content Areas 
  • Individualized Literacy Assessment and Instruction 
  • Critical Pedagogy 
  • Multicultural Education 
  • Social and Cultural Foundations of Education 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee of $50
  • Goals Statement (upload with the application)
  • Resume (upload with the application)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (identify your recommender on the application)
  • Official Transcript: minimum 2.5 undergraduate GPA required for admission
- submit transcripts from all colleges/universities attended- if you select “Literacy Specialist” concentration: submit proof that you meet certification requirements for any field in Georgia- if you select and complete the “Literacy Specialist” concentration: you will need to provide - Proof of Standard Professional Certification (3 years classroom experience) to the Georgia PSC when applying for certification as a Reading Specialist

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4776 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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